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27-09-11 More images from 25th September .....
Please find below a link to more images from the 'EU Hands Off Biking' demo's that took place on Sunday 25th September...
 
27-09-11 40,000 rode on the 25th - Can you see yourself?
Here are links to some of the Press Coverage, loads of photo's and some video footage. Thanks for riding with us - enjoy!
 
27-09-11 Message from MAG President, Ian Mutch.
MAG wishes to thank all the riders who came on our Motorway protest ride and demonstrated the resolve and discipline of which our lobby is capable. Inevitably there were some who misunderstood the mission and indulged behaviour that MAG finds it difficult to defend. Most of this activity took place after the twenty-minute MAG demonstrations that we planned but will of course still be connected with MAG’s day of action.
 
24-09-11 Fewer than 24hours to go- Join us!
It'll soon be time to ride on an incredibly important day for motorcycling in the UK. Find your nearest start point here
 
23-09-11 Remember if you can't attend a run - you can support us virtually....
Just a reminder that in a first for MAG UK, a motorcycle show is being held on Second Life in support and in in conjunction with of our 'EU Hands Off Biking' day on the 25th September.
 
23-09-11 25th Sept 2011 - Action Now! EU Hands Off Biking.
This has really taken off and it is great to see so many people coming on board, joining something that the Motorcycle Action Group has organised and members have worked so hard towards.
 
23-09-11 Peter Skinner MEP sends a message of support for 25th Sept - EU Hands Off Biking.
MAG is receiving support for the 25th from all across the political spectrum, with Conservative MPs joining us on the ride, messages from well wishers in Parties as disparate as UKIP and the SNP and now we are delighted today to say that some Labour MEPs are now getting involved.
 
22-09-11 Another MP commits to ride with us on Sunday 25th September.
Another MP, Mark Lancaster (Conservative- Milton Keynes North) steps up and agrees to ride his own bike with us on the 25th.
 
21-09-11 Over 100,000 views of our start points map!
There have now been over 100,000 views of our start point map, our T-shirts have sold out and the IMCO committee vote has been delayed yet again, now to 22nd November which means the EU Parliament won't now be voting until next year.
 
20-09-11 British and Irish riders protest as authorities confirm determination to mandate hi-viz clothing for bikers
The Road Safety Authority in Ireland has confirmed that it intends to make hi-viz clothing compulsory for all motorcyclists from 2014. MAG(UK)'s General Secretary Nich Brown said; "too many riders have been unwilling to believe they will be forced to wear day-glo clothing in the near future."
 
15-09-11 EU Hands Off Biking t-shirts now available
T-shirts at £5 + P&P are now available to buy online after the overwhelming number of you that wanted them....
 
14-09-11 IMCO vote on EU Regulation postponed to 17th Oct
The Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee, which has been discussing the 305 amendments to the proposed EU Type Approval Regulation, intended to vote on 6th October, but the vote has been postponed until 17th October, with the EU Parliament then voting on 14th November
 
13-09-11 See the map for just how Sept 25th is growing
Have a look at just how big Sept 25th is becoming. 57,000 have now viewed the map. There is definitely a start point near you!
 
13-09-11 Guidance for the Dft Consultation Document.
MAG's Campaign Manager, Paddy Tyson, offers guidance for the DfT consultation document: "We said we would offer some guidance on the consultation paper on the proposed EU Anti-Tampering and Market Surveillance Regulation that the Dept for Transport released on the 5th September, so here it is..
 
13-09-11 MAG's 1st National Classic Bike Show in association with Royal Enfield
MAG’s 1st National Classic Bike Show is on Sunday 2nd October 2011, starting at 10:00am until 4.00pm at Towcester’s 1950s Jack’s Hill Transport Café.
 
12-09-11 Fancy a day in the Surrey Woodlands?
MAG Corporate members, AZCARI Adventure Centre, have access to the Bagshot Test Area courtesy of the Blue Light Off-Road Club for a day of excellent riding in this Surrey woodland. Sunday 2nd October 2011- 9am till 6pm
 
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